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Arizona State recognizes Mullett family with naming of new multi-purpose arena

August 24th, 2022

Arizona State University has announced that the new on-campus multi-purpose arena will be named Mullett Arena in recognition of Donald “Donze” and Barbara Mullett‘s commitment to ASU and Sun Devil athletics. Mullett Arena will house Sun Devil hockey, gymnastics and wrestling as well as community events and the Mountain America Community Iceplex. The 5,000-seat state-of-the-art…

Bobcats alum Russell inks with ECHL’s Thunder to begin professional hockey career

March 24th, 2022

Sacred Heart University graduate student Rourke Russell has signed with the ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder to begin his professional hockey career. “We could not be more excited for Rourke as he reached a goal of playing professionally,” said Sacred Heart head coach C.J. Marottolo. “He was a tremendous addition to our group this year. His play…

New Arizona State facility to be named Mountain America Community Iceplex at ASU

March 16th, 2022

Arizona State University and Sun Devil athletics, in partnership with OVG360, recently revealed a multi-year naming rights partnership with Mountain America Credit Union, whereby the new on-campus community iceplex will be named the Mountain America Community Iceplex at ASU. As part of the naming rights agreement, Mountain America will be an integral part of several…

Phoenix native, Arizona youth hockey alum Walker wraps ASU career, signs with ECHL’s Grizzlies

March 16th, 2022

The ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies have signed forward Johnny Walker for the remainder of the 2021-22 season. Walker played at Arizona State University for five seasons from 2017-22, compiling 123 points (70 goals, 53 assists) in 139 career games with the Sun Devils. His best goal scoring season was in the 2018-19 season where he had…

Bobcats alum Zapata earns UCHC Player of the Year honors for 2021-22 season

March 2nd, 2022

Utica University junior forward Dante Zapata has been named the 2021-22 UCHC Player of the Year. Zapata is 10th nationally in points per game, averaging 1.56. He has 16 goals and 26 assists for 42 points in 27 games. Zapata is among the national leaders with eight power-play tallies, is plus-19, and has won 68.4…

Jr. Coyotes alum, Scottsdale product Savage garners monthly accolades from NCHC

February 2nd, 2022

Miami University freshman forward Red Savage has been named the NCHC Co-Rookie of the Month for January. Savage, a native of Scottsdale, racked up five goals and three assists in nine January games. He posted his first multi-goal game on Jan. 4 vs. Mercyhurst and matched that output on Jan. 28 vs. then-No. 5 Denver….

Jr. Coyotes alum, Scottsdale native Savage nets fourth NCHC Rookie of the Week honor of ’21-22 season

February 1st, 2022

Miami University forward Red Savage has earned his fourth NCHC Rookie of the Week award of the season. Savage, a Scottsdale native, scored two goals Friday as the RedHawks earned a point in the conference standings with a 5-4 overtime loss to then-No. 5 Denver. It was the freshman’s second multi-goal game this month. Savage…

Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes product Knies chosen for 2022 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team

January 14th, 2022

USA Hockey announced tonight the final roster for its 2022 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team, a group that includes an Arizona connection. University of Minnesota freshman forward Matthew Knies, a Phoenix native and Jr. Coyotes alum, was named to the team. “We’re excited about the roster we’ve put together,” said John Vanbiesbrouck, Team USA…

Scottsdale product, Jr. Coyotes graduate Savage takes home weekly honors from NCHC

January 11th, 2022

Miami University freshman forward Red Savage has been named the NCHC Rookie of the Week. Savage contributed three points in three games for Miami last weekend. The Detroit Red Wings prospect opened the week with two goals on Tuesday against Mercyhurst University, scoring the first two goals of the game to put MU up 2-0….

Former Bobcats goaltender Dickson collects weekly honors from UCHC

January 11th, 2022

Utica College senior goalie Sean Dickson has been named the UCHC Goaltender of the Week. Dickson was a guiding force for No. 3 Utica in its weekend sweep of No. 14 Curry College and SUNY Cortland. In Saturday’s win over Curry, he turned away 15 of 17 shots as the Pioneers took care of the Colonels by…

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